Beginners Guide to Stock Market Investing
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Beginners Guide to Stock Market Investing

An Honest Guide To Profitable Stock Market Trading - Full list of tips and strategies to ensure your success
4.1 (152 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
4,575 students enrolled
Created by Stephen Cox
Last updated 1/2017
Price: Free
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 4 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand how to value stocks and minimise stock market risk
  • Know build a strong portfolio with the best stocks
  • Profit from trading stocks online
  • Know how to grow your portfolio and profits with a proven strategy
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  • A computer/laptop/tablet

A step by step guide detailing how to profit from Stock Trading

Within a couple of hours you will be buying and selling shares online in a risk free environment. You will learn a ‘step by step’ system to finding quality stocks at the right price to buy.

The stock market is the best performing asset class by far. Over the past 100 years the average annual return of the S&P 500 stock market index has been 10.7% per annum! Our method will show you how at least double the stock market average!

I have been using this method for over 20 years with my clients and my own portfolio. 

Who is the target audience?
  • No experience is necessary. Even if you have never bought a stock before, you will learn the best way to trade and invest in the stock market with as little risk as possible.
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Curriculum For This Course
42 Lectures
Course Introduction
1 Lecture 00:51
Introduction to Online Trading
2 Lectures 09:42
Setup Your Simulator Trading Account & Step by Step guide to setting it up

What are Ticker Symbols, how to read a quote screen and how to buy & sell shares
Buying & Selling Shares
1 Lecture 09:47
How to Buy & Sell Shares using your real-time simulated account
Understanding and Configuring Your Simulator Portfolio Window
2 Lectures 09:07
How to configure the Portfolio Window

How to create a watchlist
How to configure trade charts
2 Lectures 03:55
Charts - How to change background colours

Charts - Adding Moving Averages
Advanced Orders
3 Lectures 08:46
Stop Loss Orders

Bracket Orders (Recommended)

Rebalance Orders (Recommended)
TWS User manuals
1 Lecture 00:19
TWS User manual and video tutorial links
Introduction to Stock Analysis
2 Lectures 08:45
Introduction to Stock Analysis

How to Start Investing In The Stock Market
Factors that affect share prices
1 Lecture 11:35
Factors that affect share prices
'Historical' Research Companies
13 Lectures 38:00
2 steps to researching stocks

Where to find company information for FREE!

What is Market Cap?

Where to find Market Cap data?

Evaluating Sales and Profits

Where to find sales and earnings data?

Understanding Profit Margins

Understanding Debt/Equity

Understanding Debt to equity with Royal Carribean

Understanding Dividend Yield

Where to get the Dividend Yield?

What is the PE ratio?

Where to find PE ratio?
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About the Instructor
Stephen Cox
4.1 Average rating
152 Reviews
4,575 Students
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Full Time Trader, Investor & Instructor

Stephen Cox is a Registered Stock Broker & self directed investor. He has got over 20 years experience researching, trading and educating people in the ways of the stock market. 

Stephens’s passion is to continually find new ways of helping self directed investors to understand the complex nature of the stock market. He does this through his trading education platform, Sharenavigator.


I believe that anybody from any walk of life can mange their own investment portfolio. All you need is a willingness to learn, a good teacher and to practice in our simulated environment …. it’s not rocket science! And after all nobody will care more about your money than you!

Proven Track Record

As part of the ShareNavigator program, I give out regular trade tips to members. The results to date are exceptional:

- Stock trades are delivering an average annual return of over 25%

- 83% of our Option Trades are Profitable. Our average profit per month is $937 based on a $15,000 account!


Stephen received a first class honours MBA from the UCD Smurfit Business School were he majored in Financial Services. He also holds the Certificate in Stock Broking from the Irish Stock Exchange and is a graduate member of the Institute of Bankers. Stephens’s area of research and study includes Risk Management in Finance, Corporate Finance, Treasury and Derivatives and valuation of Financial Assets.